Gale Storm (1922–2009)

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Born with the drab, unlikely name of Josephine Cottle on April 5, 1922, this pleasantly appealing, Texas-born, auburn-haired beauty was only seventeen months old when her father William passed away. The family moved from Bloomington (her home town) to McDade (between Austin and Houston) where her mother Minnie made ends meet as a seamstress and ... See full bio »

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Between Midnight and Dawn Katharine 'Kate' Mallory
Nearly Eighteen Jane 'Janie' Stanton


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 1989 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Maisie Mayberry
- Something Borrowed, Someone Blue (1989) ... Maisie Mayberry
 1979-1987 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Gale Storm / Rose Kennycott
- Who Killed Maxwell Thorn? (1987) ... Gale Storm
- Trial Romance/Never Say Goodbye/A New Woman (1979) ... Rose Kennycott
 1964-1965 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Dr. Nonnie Harper / Honey Feather Leeps
- Who Killed Wimbledon Hastings? (1965) ... Dr. Nonnie Harper
- Who Killed His Royal Highness? (1964) ... Honey Feather Leeps
 1956-1960 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series)
Susanna Pomeroy
- Show Biz (1960) ... Susanna Pomeroy
- It's Magic (1960) ... Susanna Pomeroy
- Made in Hong Kong (1960) ... Susanna Pomeroy
- One Coin in the Fountain (1960) ... Susanna Pomeroy
- Captain Courageous (1960) ... Susanna Pomeroy
 1957 Shower of Stars (TV Series)
- Cloak and Dagger (1957)
 1955 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Hope Foster
- Johnny, Where Are You? (1955) ... Hope Foster
 1955 Celebrity Playhouse (TV Series)
 1955 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
 1952-1955 My Little Margie (TV Series)
Margie Albright / Margie / Cathy / ...
- Margie's Elopement (1955) ... Margie Albright
- Vern's Butterflies (1955) ... Margie Albright
- Margie's Baseball Player (1955) ... Margie Albright
- Countess Margie (1955) ... Margie Albright
- Matinee Idol (1955) ... Margie Albright
 1952 The Unexpected (TV Series)
- The Puppeteers (1952) ... Eileen
 1952 Woman of the North Country
Cathy Nordlund
 1951 Rim of the Wheel (Short)
Virginia Sutton
 1951 The Bigelow Theatre (TV Series)
- The Hot Welcome (1951)
- Mechanic on Duty (1951)
 1951 The Texas Rangers
Helen Fenton
 1951 Al Jennings of Oklahoma
Margo St. Claire
 1950 Between Midnight and Dawn
Katharine 'Kate' Mallory
 1950 Hollywood Theatre Time (TV Series)
 1950 The Underworld Story
Cathy Harris
 1950 Curtain Call at Cactus Creek
Julie Martin
 1950 The Kid from Texas
Irene Kain
 1949 Abandoned
Paula Considine
 1949 Hands of Mystery (TV Series)
 1949 Stampede
Connie Dawson
 1948 Walk a Crooked Mile
Voice on Tape Recorder (uncredited)
 1948 The Dude Goes West
Liza Crockett
 1947 It Happened on Fifth Avenue
Trudy O'Connor
 1946 Swing Parade of 1946
Carol Lawrence
 1945 Sunbonnet Sue
Sue Casey
 1945 G.I. Honeymoon
Ann Gordon
 1945 Forever Yours
Joan Randall
 1943 Where Are Your Children?
Judy Lawson
 1943 Campus Rhythm
Joan Abbott, aka Susie Smith
 1943 Nearly Eighteen
Jane 'Janie' Stanton
 1943 Revenge of the Zombies
Jennifer Rand
 1943 Cosmo Jones in the Crime Smasher
Susan Fleming
 1942 Rhythm Parade
Sally Benson
 1942 Foreign Agent
Mitzi Mayo
 1942 Smart Alecks
 1942 Lure of the Islands
 1942 Man from Cheyenne
Judy Evans
 1942 Freckles Comes Home
Jane Potter
 1941 Merry-Go-Roundup (Short)
 1941 Red River Valley
Kay Sutherland
 1941 Uncle Joe
Clare Day
 1941 Jesse James at Bay
Jane Fillmore, 'St. Louis Journal' Reporter
 1941 Let's Go Collegiate
Midge Lawrence
 1941 Gambling Daughters
Lillian Harding
 1941 Saddlemates
Susan Langley
 1941 City of Missing Girls
Mary Phillips (as Gail Storm)
 1940 One Crowded Night
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Other Works:

Wrote foreword to "Westerns Women: Interviews with 50 Leading Ladies of Movie and Television Westerns from the 1930s to the 1960s" by Boyd Magers and Michael G. Fitzgerald (McFarland). See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | 10 Interviews | 21 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Gail Storm

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My successes have certainly not been without problems. During the 1970s I experienced a terribly low and painful time of dealing with alcoholism...I thank God daily that I have been fully recovered for more than 20 years. During my struggle, I had no idea of the blessing my experience could turn out to be! I've had the opportunity to share with others suffering with alcoholism the knowledge that ... See more »


Gale was elected honorary mayor of Sherman Oaks, California in January of 1953. By coincidence, her "My Little Margie" co-star, Charles Farrell, was already fulfilling his third term as mayor of Palm Springs. Gale served for two terms and was succeeded by none other than Liberace. See more »

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